AAA says the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is up for the 12th day in a row. The average price for gas in St. Joseph is $3.65 a gallon.
Foreclosed properties still account for nearly one in four home sales. That's an increase from one-in-five in the previous quarter.
A new poll indicates soaring gas prices are causing financial difficulties for two out of three Americans. The average price of gas in St. Joseph is $3.49 a gallon.
In January, the state added more than 21,000 new jobs, and the unemployment rate is now at the lowest level since November 2008.
The latest figures from the U.S. Department of Labor show last week's initial claims remained at 351,000 from the week before.
The manufacturing company based in Elwood, Kan. is looking to start hiring again. Recent economic downturns caused massive lay-offs and downsizing over the years.
A church in the south end is closing its doors and hoping to leave a legacy. King Hill United Methodist recently made the announcement, citing a drop in attendance and finances as the reason behind the closure.
NCO Group is hiring approximately 300 individuals at its Customer
Contact Center in St. Joseph.
In St. Joseph, customers' electric bills will increase by approximately $3.29 a month to reflect changing gas prices. The changes will take effect on March 1.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced more than $1.2 million in grants to assist areas damaged by summer flooding. Atchison and Holt counties will receive assistance with costs to help repair levees, drainage ditches and roads.
Missouri Gas Energy will be dropping prices for their customers due to an increase in the cost of natural gas.
Under the compromise, religious-affiliated employers will not be required to provide birth control coverage. The burden falls to insurance companies to offer birth control services, free of charge.
Union Pacific plans to invest a record $3.6 billion in 2012, adding to the more than $31 billion it spent from 2000 to 2011. They are also expecting to hire 4,000 to 4,500 employees in 2012, depending on the economy.
The agency says it lost $3.3 billion in the last quarter of 2011. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says the postal service will be out of money by fall if changes to its operations aren't approved soon.
For anyone needing an extra hand out of debt, Catholic Charities is offering free help for people facing foreclosure. Counselors say the best way to deal with the problem is to face it head on
A new report from the U.S. Department of Labor shows 358,000 new claims were filed last week. That's 15,000 fewer than the week before.
The Department of Labor is reporting a drop in first-time claims for unemployment benefits. It says 367,000 claims were filed last week, a drop of 12,000 from the week before.
The airline may ask its unions for cuts of up to 15,000 jobs in its bid to reorganize and become profitable. Airline officials are meeting with unions today representing American's 87,000 employees.
New Census Bureau numbers released Tuesday show fewer and fewer Americans own homes now.
The agency reports that 66 percent of Americans owned homes in the fourth quarter last year.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits for the first time is back up again. The national jobless rate stands at 8.5 percent.